Southeast Salem Neighborhood Association (SESNA)

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If you live, work, or own property in the Southeast Neighborhood Association (SESNA), you’re already a member. SESNA is located in a beautiful, historic area of Salem and was designated as Salem’s second Heritage Neighborhood by the Salem Historic Landmarks Commission in 2015. The neighbors work together to enhance the quality of life, beauty, and safety of the neighborhood. Help make a difference where you live.

SESNA is roughly bordered by State Street on the North, I-5 on the East; from I-5 it goes West along Mission Street, South on 25th, Southwest along Madrona Avenue, Northwest along the South Pacific Railroad tracks, West on McGilchrist Street, then meanders close to 12th Street North until Mission, where it goes Northerly along 12th Street until it hits State Street again.

In addition to its parks and schools, this neighborhood contains State offices, Salem-Keizer School District offices, the Willamette Heritage Center, the Salem Train Station and Freight Depot, about 500 businesses, four churches, historic buildings, and more than 2,000 houses dating from the late 1800s.

Red historic house

The Southeast Salem neighborhood features many historic homes and buildings, many dating from the late 1800s.

About your neighborhood

Chair: Shannon Priem ([email protected])

Land use co-chairs: Darrin Brightman and Jeff Leach ([email protected])

Police district: 9

Parks: Aldrich, Lee, Richmond, Millrace

Schools: Bush Elementary School, Richmond Elementary, Roberts High School, Tokyo International University of America

ZC-SPR-ADJ-17-02 appeal hearing noticeHearing Notice9/11/20171009 KB
NEN-SESNA Neighborhood PlanMaster Plan2/14/20179374 KB
South East Salem Neighborhood Association BylawsDocument23 KB

Meetings

Monthly meetings are held the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Capital Park Church, 410 19th ST SE, Salem OR 97301. See the calendar for specific dates.

If you want to speak at a neighborhood association meeting, contact the chair.

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Calendar
Apr. 21
South Salem Connect Partnership Meeting12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.Westminster Presbyterian 3737 Liberty RD S
Salem OR 97302

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in South Salem Neighborhoods. We also hear from key guest speakers and work closely with local schools. For more information, call Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924. We meet every third Tuesday of each month and everyone is welcome to join.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-315-8924

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-315-8924 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Apr. 28
Cancelled - Southeast Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting - SESNA7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Capital Park Church
410 19th ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Regular Meeting

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2303

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 19
South Salem Connect Partnership Meeting12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.Westminster Presbyterian 3737 Liberty RD S
Salem OR 97302

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in South Salem Neighborhoods. We also hear from key guest speakers and work closely with local schools. For more information, call Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924. We meet every third Tuesday of each month and everyone is welcome to join.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-315-8924

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-315-8924 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

May 25
Memorial Day Observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

May 26
Southeast Salem Neighborhood Association Meeting - SESNA7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Capital Park Church
410 19th ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Regular Meeting

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2303

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Notices

Upcoming planning hearings, land use hearings, and other notices that affect this neighborhood are listed below.

  
  
  
  
  
  
Salem Demographics
  
Sign Variance640 Hawthorne Av SEHearings Officer12/18/2019South East Salem; Ward 2
Comprehensive Plan Change / Neighborhood Change / Zone Change865 Hawthorne Av SESalem Planning Commission5/21/2019South East Salem; Southeast Mill Creek

Contact us

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Contact your City Councilor

Tom AndersenCity Councilor for Ward 2Term expires December 31, 2022
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Contact your City Councilor

Brad NankeCity Councilor for Ward 3Term expires December 31, 2020
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Contact City staff

Irma DowdNeighborhood Services Coordinator
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